1904 THE SKETCH Magazine OLGA NETHERSOLE Arthur Bourchier THEATRICAL Stage (6160)

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Original Antique Magazine THE SKETCH Dated 1904 Marconi OLGA NETHERSOLE Arthur Bourchier CASTLE HOWARD Charles Wyndham EVELYN MILLARD DE FOREST SYSTEM TELEGRAPHY. Plus much more; see main description

Antique Edwardian Magazine THE SKETCH Dated 1904 Theatre STAGE Society 

Original Weekly Issue

This first part of the description features a list of images i.e. photographs, sketches, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include: 

Mr Arthur Bourchier Selecting The Music for His Christmas Play - full front page.

..."The Flute of Pan" at the Shaftesbury Theatre with Sketches by Ralph Cleaver - shows Miss Frances Ivor - Mr C. W. Somerset - Mister W. T. Lovell - Mister Herbert Waring - Miss Olga Nethersole - Mr Herbert Waring - Miss Kate Phillips - Mr Dawson Milward - Miss A Bourne - Miss Annie Hughes.

SKetch by Dudley Hardy.

Shipbuilding: Fitting the Ram to HMS "Britannia" - A Nearer View of The Ram; Figure of the Man GIves an Idea of the Size of the Weapon.

The Charles Morton Benefit - photograph Taken From the Stage of the Palace Theatre.

The King of Portugal: King Carlos.

The Queen of Portugal: Queen Marie Amelie.

Lady Newborough An American Peeress - nee Miss Grace Carr - with reference to Plas Newydd on Anglesey.

Lord Howard of Glossop - on a horse.

The Marchioness of Anglesey - nee Miss Lilian Chetwynd.

Mr And Mrs Herbert Gladstone - nee Dorothy Mary Paget.

An American Study - photographic art study of a young lady by Elizabeth Tonnele of New York.

Progress of Wireless Telegraphy: Marconi Receiving Station at Nova Scotia.

Sending a Message by The De Forest System: At The Worlds Fair St Louis - a young man sitting at the transmitter receiver.

In An Artists' Studio - comical sketch by R. C. Carter.

Studies of Children: A Modern Version of Little Red Riding Hood - full page comical sketch by John Hassall.

An Impression of Mr Harry Lauder The Quaint Music Hall Comedian - from a drawing by Norman Morrow.

A Study from Life of Miss Evelyn Millard The Actress - full page drawn by Mrs Lee Hankey.

Sir Charles Wyndham at the Age of Eighteen.

Sir Charles Wyndham as "Shaun The Post" in Arragh Na Pogue.

Sir Charles Wyndham as David Garrick - full page photograph by The Draycott Galleries.

Artists Sitters: The Artistic - full page sketch by Dudley Hardy.

Castle Howard.

The Earl of Carlisle: George James Howard.

A Stone Vase in the Grounds of Castle Howard.

A Bust of the Present Duke of Devonshire as a Little Boy.

The House - south Front. c.keenlyside.

The Great Fountain in the Grounds.

The Dining Room.

Lady Carlisles Boudoir, Showing Some of the Tapestry on the Walls.

Bridge Over The Lake with Top of Mausoleum in Background.

The Mausoleum Where the Earls of Carlisle are Buried.

Maxim Gorky - The Latest Portrait of the Celebrated Russian Novelist.

Dr Max Nordau Author of "Morganatic" ....

Full page comical sketch by Cecil Aldin.

A Messenger From the Rival Establishment: A Barman in a Pub and a Young boy - full page comical sketch drawn by G. D. Armour.

The Humourist and reive The Youth From London - full page comical sketch drawn by Frank Reynolds RI.

Mrs George Alexander Wife of the Actor Manager ...

The Funeral of Dan Leno: A Tribute from "The Terriers" Association of Which He Was President - a floral tribute in the shape of an artists palette. info Musichall Artistes Society similar to The Water Rats.

Miss Alice Nielsen of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company at Covent Garden.

Miss Bertha Bird Known as "The Australian Lark" - soprano singer from Australia.

Madame Giachette of the San Carlo Grand Opera Company.

Luxurious Car - De Dietrich Latest Model Built for Colonel Charlesworth.

Mr And Mrs G. P. Huntley (actors; nee Miss Eva Kelly) - outside their house with golf clubs.

Mr George Edwardes Plays Dr W. G. Grace - playing a game of golf.

Fashion: A Caracul and Sable Coat etc.

A Louis XVI Walking Costume.

Electric Radiator by Messrs Rashleigh PHipps and Co.

Examples of Sterling silver Furniture Designed and Modelled By Messrs Mappin and Webb.

The Dundee Shield.

Pigg's Peak Mine and Buildings - Swaziland.

Post Office at Pigg's Peak.

Mr Abe Bailey Mr Cecil Rhodes Successor.

Marsuma Cigars - advert.

Humperdinck and The Pianola - Aeolian Hall Bond Street London - advert.

Camera on a Tripod - a young boy of far east origin holding an Air Bulb Shutter Release cable

Pages titled The Return of Miss Olga Nethersole: Some Studies of the Famous Actress on The Stage and Off

Miss Olga Nethersole in Her Drawing Room - full page (fp) photo by Lafayette.

In "The Termagant" as Produced in America - fp photo by Byron of New York showing her alongside another actor.

In The First Act of "Sapho" - fp photograph by Byron of New York.

A Staircase Scene from Sapho.

As Paula in The Second Mrs Tanqueray - photo by Strauss of St Louis.

A Domestic Study - posing outside a house with her dogs.


This second part of the description features items of news articles etc but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above. They include:

Moteley Notes By Keble Howard - Chicot.

The Clubman.

Small Talk of the Week.

My Morning Paper by the Man on the Train.

The Stage From The Stalls by E. F. S. " Monocle ".Loght.

The Cyclist by L. Lumley - with illustrations within the text by Tom Browne.

The Literary Lounger by O.O.

Three New Novels - Morganatic by Max Nordau - - - the Hound From the North by Ridgwell Cullum - - - The Prodigal Son by Hall Caine.

A Novel in a Nutshell -Mrs Sandeman's Son by Thomas Cobb - short story.

Heard in The Green Room - Theatrical gossip.

Keynotes by Common Chord.

The Man on the Car - Motoring column.

The World of Sport by Captain Coe.

Our Ladies Page by Sybil. 1611


The Sketch was a British illustrated weekly newspaper with a high photographic content, published between February 1893 and June 1959, by the Illustrated London News Company. It was primarily a Victorian society magazine with regular features on royalty and the aristocracy, theatre, sports and arts.

Twenty-one pages (42sides). It measures 360 x 250 mm (14.25 x 9.75 "). The orig. advertising wrap/cover is missing. The front page (frontispiece) is intact. The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound. There is some age yellowing with some spotting. Some of the pages may be loose, and have minor cuts tears and blemishes due to their great age - anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description. The engravings vary in size. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated.

PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. As far as I can tell there are NO other pages missing, but if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. If you require information on size of articles (i.e. number of words), sizes of images, please ask before bidding or buying. The process of the page numbering in The Sketch carry on from the previous issue and therefore do not start at number 1. This item will be packaged in a tube and sent Royal Mail Small Parcels. IMPORTANT This postal service does not include tracking. If tracking is required please contact me for prices. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.  

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